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Psychology Doctoral Internship Faculty

 

Training Director- Dr. Dianne Rosen

Dr. Dianne Rosen is board certified by the American Board of Professional Psychology in Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology.  She has extensive experience working with children and adolescents with emotional and behavioral disorders.  She has worked as a psychologist with the Broward County School Board, as a Court psychologist in the Juvenile Division of the Broward County Circuit Court, and as a developmental psychologist at the Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Dr. Rosen was the testing coordinator and supervisor at Kids in Distress in Broward County from 1997-2004.

At Citrus Health Network, Dr. Rosen is the Training Director of the Psychology Doctoral Internship Program.  She is involved in the internship training program coordination, providing testing seminars for the interns and directly supervising all psychological testing.  Dr. Rosen is the clinical supervisor for clinicians providing services within the five therapeutic programs of Foster Care Plus.  She is responsible for direct clinical supervision and coordination of clinical services within foster care at Citrus Health Network.   She has vast experience in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with developmental disabilities, learning disorders, and emotional disturbance.  Dr. Rosen has worked with child and adolescent victims of abuse and neglect within the foster care system for over twenty years.  She is an active member of both the American Psychological Association and the Florida Psychological Association. 


 

Dr. Dolly Akel-Greer

Dr. Dolly Akel-Greer has more than 30 years of clinical experience in working with families involved with the Department of Children and Families and the Department of Juvenile Justice around the country. Dr. Akel-Greer has worked with foster parents and families at risk for child abuse (physical and sexual) and neglect, reunification, placement prevention, and permanency planning. Clinical experience has focused in the assessment and treatment of children who have been victims of sexual abuse, experienced traumatic events, adolescents with sexually reactive and sexually offensive behaviors, and their families. Dr. Akel-Greer has focused on multicultural issues providing sensitive cultural training to the community and clinical services to a diverse adult population.

Dolly Akel Greer, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist in the State of Florida. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Marian University (1983) in Indianapolis, Indiana; her Master in Social Work (1988) from Indiana University. In 1990, she completed a two-year training as Marital and Family Therapist from The Family Therapy Institute of Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Akel-Greer obtained her Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) from the University of Indianapolis in 2000. She completed her psychology internship at the Houston Psychotherapy Institute, in Houston, Texas. Additionally, she completed a fellowship rotation at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics; and in 2,002 she completed her Psychology Residency at Citrus Health Network in the Outpatient Psychotherapy Program.  She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a National Certified Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapist.

Dr. Akel Greer has been the Clinical Coordinator and Supervisor of the Treating Adolescenst Coping with Trauma (TACT) Program for 15 years where she has overseen the clinical functions of this specialized program including completion of psychosexual evaluations, determination of treatment needs, assignment, and supervision of clinical treatment. She facilitates individual, family, and group treatment for juvenile sexual offenders as well as provide psychotherapy for patients (adults, adolescents, and children) from the Outpatient Mental Health Program. Dr. Akel-Greer has supervised doctoral level psychology interns and post-doctoral psychology residents. She currently supervises Psychiatric Residents in the one year Outpatient Psychotherapy rotation through the Outpatient Mental Health Program. She is one of the Seminar Instructors for the Psychology Doctoral Internship Program and provides other trainings at Citrus Health Networks, and in the community.


 

Dr. Julissa Artiles

Dr. Julissa Artiles is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, where she earned a Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.).  She received training at Jackson Memorial Hospital in the Medical Psychology Consultation and Liaison track.  During that time, Dr. Artiles had the opportunity of providing psychological services to surgical, emergency room, trauma, and medical units within the hospital. She acquired experience in conducting evaluations and providing interventions for pre-existing psychiatric issues, coping, chronic illness management issues, poor adherence to treatment, and establishing capacity to provide informed consent within a culturally-diverse population.  She is licensed in the state of Florida and is currently a full-time employee at Citrus Health Network’s Citrus Med Clinic.  Dr. Artiles is the primary care psychology services coordinator, clinical supervisor and consultant. She is part of a team of specialists providing integrated care to the adult and older adult population. She provides assessment, consultation, and brief intervention for psychological disorders and collaborates with medical staff to help patients improve self-management of chronic disease.  Dr. Artiles was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She thoroughly enjoys working in the South Florida area and interacting with diverse populations in both social and professional settings. 


 

Dr. Madelyn Cabrera

Dr. Madelyn Cabrera is a licensed psychologist in the State of Florida. Dr. Cabrera earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Miami and Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D.) from Nova Southeastern University. She completed her psychology internship at Jackson Memorial Hospital where she provided individual and family therapy, psychological testing, psychoeducational and process groups and consultation and liaison services. Dr. Cabrera completed her Postdoctoral Psychology Residency at Citrus Health Network in the Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit working closely with a multidisciplinary team providing services to acutely ill patients. Following completion of her residency, she was a clinical supervisor within the Adult Homeless Programs at Citrus Health Network where she oversaw the clinical functions of a Transitional Housing Facility.

Dr. Cabrera currently supervises psychology interns rotating through the Outpatient Psychotherapy department. In addition, she provides therapy services and is the primary clinician working with victims of domestic violence and other crimes. She has extensive experience working with adult survivors of childhood physical and sexual abuse, chronically mentally ill individuals, and homeless and underserved populations. Areas of interest include mood disorders, anxiety disorders, survivors of trauma, grief and bereavement, personality psychopathology, and minority populations.


 

Dr. Lianne Gonzalez

Dr. Lianne Gonzalez is a licensed clinical psychologist currently working in primary care at Citrus Health Network. Dr. Gonzalez obtained her doctoral degree at Nova Southeastern University and completed her Psychology Doctoral Internship and Postdoctoral Residency at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Her clinical training years in health psychology consisted of providing behavioral health services to patients with medical illnesses, physical traumas, and psychological disorders in a variety of hospital inpatient units as well as outpatient clinics. During that time, Dr. Gonzalez provided individual, group, and family therapy to patients with HIV/AIDS, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, amputations, cancer/tumors, orthopedic injuries, and multiple traumas. In her professional work at Citrus Health Network, Dr. Gonzalez continues to provide services in the field of health psychology and behavioral medicine in a community-based primary care clinic located within an underserved, predominantly Hispanic community. She conducts psychological evaluations, consultations, and individual and/or group therapy. Dr. Gonzalez provides behavioral medicine services to patients with chronic medical conditions, including obesity, smoking cessation, diabetes, chronic pain, cancer, HIV/AIDS, as well as stress-management, health promotion, and coping skills. Additionally, she is one of the on-site clinical supervisors to the psychology interns, participates in training activities, and is a seminar leader in the psychology pre-doctoral internship program.  


 

Dr. Brandon Holland

Dr. Brandon Holland is the Clinical Supervisor of the TACT/JSO Program as well as a Faculty/Staff Psychologist within the Outpatient Mental Health Program and the Foster Care Plus Program. His clinical interests include the evaluation and implementation of evidenced-based treatments for children, adolescents, and young adults with mood disorders, anxiety, trauma-related symptoms, disruptive behaviors, and other complex behavioral/emotional clinical presentations. Additionally, his clinical interests include the evaluation and treatment of youth with sexual-acting out/reactive behaviors, and youth with pending legal charges for sexual offenses. He is a part of a multidisciplinary team and provides various modalities of treatment to clinical populations served at the clinic, including individual, family, and group therapy. Dr. Holland is a Clinical Didactic Seminar Leader in the Child/Adolescent Track for the Doctoral Psychology Internship Program and is involved in clinical training for Doctoral Interns as well as Postdoctoral Psychology Residents. Dr. Holland holds a Masters in Social Work (MSW) and a Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.).  


 

Dr. Erika Pablos-Velez

Dr. Erika Pablos-Velez is a bilingual clinical psychologist with experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. She completed her doctoral studies at Carlos Albizu University, with a concentration in child psychopathology. She completed her psychology internship at Citrus Health Network and later completed her post-doctoral residency in the Adult Crisis Stabilization Unit at Citrus, where she worked alongside a  multidisciplinary team helping adult patients with severe psychopathology. Dr. Pablos-Velez has extensive training working with children, parents, teachers, and families. Additionally, her areas of interests include antenatal and postpartum depression, mood disorders in adolescents, and ADHD. Dr. Pablos-Velez currently serves as a site supervisor to the Psychology Doctoral Internship Program in the primary care psychology rotation at the Citrus Health Network Maternal and Child Health Center.


 

Dr. Melina Visser

Dr. Melina Visser is a licensed psychologist in the primary care psychology program and is a supervisor and seminar leader in the Psychology Doctoral Internship Program.  She works primarily in the pediatric and women’s health clinics providing behavioral health and behavioral medicine services as part of team-based approach to patient care. Dr. Visser specializes in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents and families and has a special interest in working with diverse and under-served populations.  Dr. Visser completed her undergraduate training in psychology at Boston University and her master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology at the University of Denver.  She completed her internship and postdoctoral residency at Citrus Health Network.  She has also worked in a variety of settings including schools, community clinics and mental health centers, hospitals, psychiatric centers, and university settings across different states and internationally at varying levels of care (outpatient, emergency, crisis stabilization, inpatient, and residential).  In addition to her current clinical work, Dr. Visser is also involved in research in the areas of health psychology, integrated care, pedagogy, and professional development among others.